May 15, 2008
NOTE: This information is from a previously printed press release, newsletter, or other dated document. It is presented here for archival purposes only.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 15, 2008 -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers and retailers that certain AC adapters have been identified as bearing a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. These adapters have not been evaluated for safety by UL.
Name of product: Model YHAC-41240420U
Units: Unknown quantity
Date of Manufacture: Unknown
Identification: On the product: The product has a label with a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. The label also includes the following information:
AC ADAPTOR CLASS 2 POWER UNIT
MODEL NO: YHAC-41240420
INPUT: 120VAC 60Hz
OUTPUT: 24VAC 420mA
MADE IN CHINA
In addition, the blade side of the product is embossed with the following information:
CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
OUTPUT: 10VAC 1200mA
DRY LOCATION ONLY
What You Should Do: UL recommends that consumers stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.